|Year : 2021 | Volume
| Issue : 2 | Page : 165
Cart-wheel pattern intraocular lens glistening
Mahesh Bharathi, Sirisha Senthil
VST Centre for Glaucoma Care, L. V. Prasad Eye Institute, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
|Date of Web Publication||01-Apr-2021|
Dr. Sirisha Senthil
VST Centre for Glaucoma Care, L. V. Prasad Eye Institute, L V Prasad Marg, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad - 500 034, Telangana
Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None
|How to cite this article:|
Bharathi M, Senthil S. Cart-wheel pattern intraocular lens glistening. Indian J Ophthalmol Case Rep 2021;1:165
An 86-year-old lady, who underwent combined phacoemulsification (with foldable, acrylic, hydrophilic, posterior chamber intraocular lens (IOL) and trabeculectomy elsewhere presented to us with decrease in vision in her left eye (LE) (20/60). The LE showed in-the-bag IOL with multiple, scattered, “cart-wheel” pattern deposits on the posterior surface of the IOL [Figure 1].
|Figure 1: Slit lamp image showing in-the-bag placed intraocular lens with “cart-wheel” pattern of IOL glistening|
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The IOL material, manufacturing and packaging process, ocular conditions like glaucoma and uveitis, interaction with intraocular gas/air, simultaneous phaco-trabeculectomy, and medications that cause disruption of the blood-aqueous barrier have been implicated to cause alteration in the IOL material and/or aqueous humor properties resulting in opacification and glistening.,,,
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Hyderabad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India.
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There are no conflicts of interest.
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